About Richard Axum Melton:
Found in 1900 Census, La., Caddo Parish, ED 47, sh. 27, img. 53. Living with his half-sister Laura
Ferguson. His occupation was listed as Machinist-RR. He probably worked for the same Railroad (KCS)
as his brother-in-law, Joseph W. Ferguson.
Found in 1920 Census, LA, Caddo Parish, Shreveport,
Pct. 9, ED 62; Address: 1944 Walnut St. Living two doors down from his mother and the Joe Ferguson
family. Occupation: machinist, steam railroad.